American Immigration Lawyers Association – Minnesota / Dakotas Chapter

Founded in 1946, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is a national bar association of attorneys who practice and teach immigration law. AILA Member attorneys represent tens of thousands of U.S. businesses and industries, foreign students, entertainers, athletes, and asylum seekers, often on a pro bono basis. AILA is an Affiliated Organization of the American Bar Association.

(NOTE: The User ID and Password are NOT the same as the AILA InfoNet.)

Further information about becoming an AILA member can be obtained by contacting the AILA National Office at or by calling 202-216-2400.

Questions and comments should be directed to:

Sandra Feist at Grell Feist Prince PLC
825 Nicollet Mall, Suite 1648
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: (612) 354-2682

Vice Chair – Contact with questions regarding chapter CLE program
Caroline Ostrom at Ostrom & Peterson LLC
825 Nicollet Mall, Suite 401
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Secretary – Contact with questions regarding chapter website and CLE credits
Misti Allen Binsfeld at Binsfeld & Engebretson, PA
8011 34th Ave S, Suite 245
Bloomington, MN 55425

Treasurer – Contact with questions regarding the chapter budget, funding requests and send payments for CLEs
Matt Streff at Streff Legal, PLLC
509 1st Ave NE, Suite 2
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Immediate Past Chair – Contact with questions regarding kickball
Mai Moua at Mai N. Moua Law Office
5901 Brooklyn Blvd, Suite 213
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429


CARA Pro Bono Project Fundraising

Please join us in supporting and participating in volunteer work to represent mothers and their children fleeing violence and currently in immigration detention. You can make donations and spread the word through our crowdfunding website. Find out more at the project website and AILA’s website.

Please note we are asking volunteers to request reimbursement on the 15th of the month prior to the month of volunteering. Our official policy for fundraising and distribution, as well as the volunteer reimbursement request form, is available here: CARA PRO BONO PROJECT FUNDRAISING GUIDELINES DONATION AND REQUEST FORM.